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Harvard President Claudine Gay resigns

On the first day of the spring semester, Claudine Gay is stepping down as president of Harvard University following sustained backlash tripped by her Congressional hearing on student safety and antisemitism. 

Harvard’s next president: Claudine Gay will be first Black leader of the Ivy League school

Her predecessor said in a statement, "She's a terrific academic leader with a keen mind, great leadership and communication skills, excellent judgment and a basic decency and kindness that will serve Harvard well."

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